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SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
a new rezoning for children in a very toxic environment. but remember they came and spoke to say they didn't have their children in the area it was just an administration building they couldn't drink water and find out when it rained the whole this was contaminated and this is the grand opening at the 2450 third street is the one stop for young children is going going to be down the street from the sewage plant to have the broken digester. many of the owners in this property senior citizen have already acknowledged children shouldn't be in the area. your about to murder our children that were the digester has been acknowledged it's broken. if this was in any other neighborhood it wouldn't have been loud. we're asking you for help i'm about it's now time for action to the point that everyone who was invite and if you're the environmental commission that shouldn't have been took place. i'm about an eye for a eye and tooth for a tooth. i'm sure you wouldn't want your children to be put in this facility. we need to find out our addresses and names and give you a feeling of what this
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 8:30am PST
other and the land so working with the physical and social environment truly grassroots way that was responsible for this and we honor charles page we got the grant in the same year he passed away. we received this grant it increase the ability for neighborhood to grow plants locally and to expand our volunteer base. as a direct result of the grant we developed 6 community garden all of which are quite vibrate. our bio weekly footprints baby news reaches several thousands subscribers and we've got 40 thousand hours of service. hundred dollars of first time visitors have had many group tours that we've hosted we talk about building social co- hergsz it's less about the garden than the process. in addition to our gardens we've created the bridge garden and the enterprise way to it and the top of the hill. so that's the bridge community it receives the best new green project from the neighborhood enforcement network. in it 2011 it's still one of the beautiful places in the neighborhood. one of our 3w5ishgd garden we built with a church. this as group of african-american women w
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
like to be consistent with our policy. we want to make sure that children can 1y50i the environment and make sure we understand what our land was like when you natives arrived here. but anyway, it seem like this practice was against that policy and we decided to provide a little bit more specific of a policy framework for our staff to work with to end this practice. i want porter to come and it's my privilege to introduce peter he's the senior advocate within the environment commission. greetings. thanks sxhois and thanks the the members of the public staying so late to hear the rest of the agenda tonight. i was hired about a i don't know at the environment commission before t before the entire city. open above the nature in our nature areas in san francisco the environment commission has never had a program with respect to our nature environment so i want to say we're pitting the nature in environment. beef heard a lot from the environment and the department has a from record and so, now we're going to add in the nature assignment to what the department does and thread that with th
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
, that stupid environment commission people their everywhere. all right. seeing no public comment >> a presentation and up to date of the bayview initiative and daniel the director the neighborhoods city administers office this is an informational presentation and discussion. >> so commissioners we've got a presentation as secretary fish mentioned we're happy to have daniel here today talking about the campaign we're excited on working together. >> i'll get caught up here. soon as the tech support come up >> while you're bringing that up you probably know we started the sf it's an initiative we're been working that the mayor's office and many city departments looking at what some of the risks brown will be to the city assets as a relates to seawater revises by another important component in addition to looking at infrastructure and assets is really making sure that community members know what the risks might be and they have the resources locally to address those issues. this self-just about infrastructure but about people and daniels going to be talking about that. >> all rig
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am PST
and supporting the mayor, the department of the environment and the office of public finance to enable city residents to finance the energy and renewal capital improvement improvement and take other action necessary thereof. >> thank you mr. clerk. this item colleagues is a resolution i introduced and sponsored with the mayor with the revitaltation of greenfinancesf and that we support the office of the department and to take the appropriate steps to get greenfinancesf up and running. i want to thank all my cosponsors for their cosponsorship. in particular i want to thank supervisor mar for his early leadership on the issue. when the program was first put for thed and stalled in 2010 and with ground work with stakeholders from all of the communities and last tuesday the mayor and i announced to kick start greenfinancesf and continue san francisco's tradition of combating climate change, push out city down the path of reducing greenhouse gas emission goals and put san franciscans to in the neighborhoods and finance projects in their home. this program for residential properties of our un
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am PST
>> this is the meeting of the commission on the environment today it tuesday december 3rd it is 5:15 p.m. please turn off our cell phones the first item is call to order and roll call >> sxhoigz. sxhoiven. sxhois. commissioner wan. next item is introduction by commission jim glover what and welcoming right arms this is a discussion item. thank you monica i know we're deprived be in the community. our department of environment our director melanie and all of us have about that role existed to learn about what's you don't know and a toub talk about our programmed. re really fortunate to have ton tonight agenda is some thoughts and welcoming remarks and inspiration from our local elected district supervisor she's from the community and working in the community. she's here tonight and going to share some welcome remarks. i'd like to destr i'd like to introduce sxhoilg p (clapping.) everything commissioners thank you for being here. have you ever seen such is a great turnout. to the neighbors i want to say hello and thank you for engaging and welcoming the christmas to our neighborho
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 9:30am PST
carbon fund recommendations and to approve the environment commission for san francisco department projects in our packet is a request for a draft proposal and senior environmentalists specialities and discussion and action item. >> since we're short open time i want to sort of introduce i i know the commissioners know a lot about this project but the public doesn't know about the san francisco carbon fund we've been moving this and she's done an extraordinary amount of work she'll do a quick introduction. >> i want to say like shawn is the hero the development of environment i like her so much. we'll make it belief thank you shawn and commissioners thank you so much who waited for all this time. i want to let you all know this is really compliment action those projects are going to be addressing many of the promises and even butterflies and reducing carbon e medications. 2 1/2 years ago we came up with the action strategy. we horde from the community help us take care of the spaces we live in help us take care of the green spades that will help us mitigate climate change and so
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
. the environment is huge. it is stronger than willpower. surrounding yourself with artists, being in a culture where artists are driving, and where a huge amount of them is a healthy environment. >> you are making it safer. push, push. that is better. when i start thinking, i see it actually -- sometimes, i do not see it, but when i do, it is usually from the inside out. it is like watching something being spawned. you go in, and you begin to work, excavate, play with the dancers, and then things began to emerge. you may have a plan that this is what i want to create. here are the ideas i want to play with, but then, you go into the room, and there maybe some fertile ideas that are becoming manifest that are more interesting than the idea you had initially set out to plan. so there has to be this openness for spontaneity. also, a sense that regardless of the deadline, that you have tons of time so the you can keep your creativity alive and not cut it off and just go into old habits. it is a lot like listening. really listening to watch what is going to emerge. i like this thing where you put y
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:00pm EST
skims the surface of mars. known as the cave two, this large scale virtual reality environment was dreamed up about i computer scientists at the electronic visualization lab at the university of illinois chicago. >> it's like a projected room or war room where you hang up pieces of paper and photographs and you take -- tape them to the wall so you see lots of different data at the same time. today all data is stored in computer. rather than print them out and tape them to the walls, we wanted electronic walls where you could display information. >> the cave two can transport psychiatrists inside their patient's brains using data from an mri. these neural connections in the brain can provide critical notings of how it man nests in the mind. >> you get a different% tich like alice in wonderland where you can be big or you can shrink down the rabbit hole. you get different understanding of the data when you look at it in different sizes and relationships. >> researchers say the applications are seemingly endless, but interdisciplinary collaboration brings it to life through three
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
environment work such as the rec and park to name a few. with regard to rec and park we've enjoyed a relationship and we've installed structures at the gilman playground and ralph playground and hertz playground to name a few and provided community garden development and trail maintenance in glen common and berry no heights and all of those were done with various mechanisms. however, we bring money to the table. so finally, from 19 to the perpetrate sf cc has provided $1.4 million of the property 84 funding we received from the state to remove and rebuild remaining walls and this in the buena invest and adams rogers just to name a few. at the conclusion we having ask the rec and park fill out an evaluation for the core member performance and the overall quality of the project. for the future we want to partner with rec and park to get some funding forbid the rec and parks trail fund and others. in some cases the application will be more competitive if you use the core as a partner to perform the work >> thank you for your time and attention i want to show you a 5 minute video of o
KBCW
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
of as well as the lagger envier -- larger environment. >> we'll ask john the kinds of things you should look for in a company that does practice conscious business decisions. when we return. >>> welcome back. my guest is john mackey. he is the cofounder of whole foods markets. >> how many stores is it? >> 350. >> you are in the u.s. and canada? >> and uk. we have so much opportunity in the u.s. sm -- conscious capitalism. >> we are saying it's not like a trade off were you do good. you do both. >> okay. let me ask you about something. this turned my head when i saw it on 60 minutes. remember molden mills. the police burned down. all of a sudden they didn't have a place to go. the guy that owned it said i'll keep you on the payroll and continue paying your salary. i thought i don't own aniening like that i i -- i went out to buy something from that company is that conscious capitalism. >> yes. >> they had to declare bankruptcy the guy who did the good stuff was out. if i have a business and i say i reads you book and i should do better as far as well. look what happened to him. what do you te
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 3:30am PST
forward to the completion of this project because those hospitals will create a great environment for us. it will create a level of pride in the work we do. most importantly for our patients the new hospitals will bring a more pleasant healing environment and an improved experience of care. for our patients family we'll have a great assurance that their loved ones are receiving the best care possible for for our community the new hospital represents community pride. in my current position at st. luke's it will be uplifting for the community. st. luke's has long been held the center of healing with the long history of deep roots. dr. i want to let you know we're proud to be that center of healing for the community and proud to be a member of the st. luke's. lastly to all involved in the cpmc project on behalf of all the nurses i wanted to extend our senility thanks for making this possible. thank you and have a wonderful day (clapping.) good morning. i'm warren brown the ceo of cpmc pr i honestly say there were many times i never thought i'd see this. and as i was driving here i was remi
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
. it symbolizes that kind of creative environment we try to bring to our offices and our work environment. >> founder and ceo of kargo. technology is changing all kinds of businesses, even traditional ones, such as the $9 billion egg industry. bill gates and other founder funders backing a company is creating eggs using plant proteins. the founder and ceo was here. >> the funny thing about food is the more you look at it, the more bizarre it is. production. the more inefficient it is, particularly egg production. 1.8 trillion eggs are laid every year around the world. most of them come from pretty crazy places. imagine chickens crammed into cages. if we were starting at day one, we might look at plants that are more affordable and more efficient. >> i know that bill gates and peter thiel are backers. how did you connect with them? >> it's funny, when you look at them, they are used to investing in cutting-edge technology. they are used to investing in personalized health. all of these innovations, clean energy. when they look at food, it almost stuns them at how much it lacks innovation.
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 5:30am PST
the emergency financial manager is through. he's made it clear he wants to create an environment where the city of detroit will have a revenue flow that will allow them to hire police and make the repairs necessary, keep the lights on and bring the quality of life where it should be. if you've got some money you want to invest, come to the city of detroit right now today. >> thank you. it's great talking to you. we appreciate it. >> thank you so much. >>> can the problems in urban america spark a fuse to engage leaders to solve them. we're taking a look at fuse corp. mostly work at cabinet level positions with mayors and public leaders. jennifer anastasoff is the founder and lisa gans is a recent fellow. thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> why don't you tell us why you founded this and what you think it can do with the big problems we're facing like in detroit? >> government is rarely rewarded for innovation. businesses you are rewarded. fuse corps is bringing them in to invest. >> can you reward them? >> absolutely not. they don't look for it. there's a lot of people out there, many of
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 10:30am PST
about city build and the role pat mulligan can play and the department of the environment and we have them here and there is capacity and infrastructure with cal and rich at the department to be really supportive so i wanted to add that component and everything is set and ready to go and we're excited about the potential moving forward with the program. >> supervisor mar. >> i did want to ask if rich can elaborate more on how this is legally defensible given the changes at the federal and new changes at the state level and how this is privately financed as well? >> sure supervisor mar. so as i mentioned and supervisor farrell also alluded to this, the statements from 2010 from the federal financing agency were statements of concern, and since those statements were released most residential pace programs including ours in san francisco basically suspended because there was some question as to what was really behind those statements. as supervisor farrell mentioned a number of residential pace programs have continued to operate even in light of that regulatory uncertainty and they act
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
for bicycleelists but for others and the equity issue and others brought that up and sustainable environment is critical and alternative transportation including biking is critical and this is about a healthier san francisco as others brought up as well, so full build out benefits many for many, many reasons and health and safety and for others the environment. i wanted to say that the budget analyst made some suggestions of having the mta, and i think it was said there are already efforts to come back to not only the mta's board but the board of supervisors with a progress reports. i think there is a recommendation from the 2011 controller's report on a number of those items and i am guessing those are already being analyzed and lookinga at reports and the budget analyst reported to us from the recommendation and six month report backs to the budget committee on progress, and my hope even from the five years ago from the bicycle plan from 2008 i think it was even goal number eight aggressively increasing funding for bicycling is something that the city has not lived up to, so my hope out
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 3:30pm PST
'm glad. we restore the precious nature environment we have hero in san francisco that's beautiful but needs love and maintenance and we do the same thing with young people help to restore and maintain and help to bloom those young people to become wonderful young adults arrest there's a young man who graduated if the program >> i know that i noted to get my high school diploma i made it. >> he's got full-time employment. >> next year i know he's cool he knows we have a full-time job and i get paid. >> i want to go to college and get a degree but this is wonderful. >> for like this we help each other out. >> back on track. >> my sister now is joining the core so it helped to attract. >> i'm triblt to my community and making a difference i want to make a change and be a role model if patrick can do it that's my fuel. >> when i joined this program it was two weeks i wanted to be proud i worked for a good company and wanted to learn and if it wasn't for this program i wouldn't success. i can only thank sf cc i found my dream so thanks sf cc >> you're fine. >> thank you very
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
permanently damage the environment is the capital for custody. in a remote part of romania ideal rage and fury protesters stormed the work site operated by chevron. police responded with full force those who didn't leave willingly were dragged away so you can see at sony up in my country i live in the place for scenes of the high political price taste of home projects the company front of the net the the people here want to know is who will protect them from big business. this is one of the poorest corners of the european union. but it still needs to sit on top of large reserves of valuable natural gas. it's a sort of place has changed little over the centuries and most of the residents still live off the land land which could soon be pumped full of toxic lead her to get the feel underneath everyday tasks and try water out of the well for the villagers here to ingest this is really what's at the heart of the matter the environments and the water. for them so much about fighting chevron as it is about protecting both airlines and livelihoods. i'm not big on monday it had been lacking on the lo
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
district it works, we have to focus and make sure that those schools are welcoming, safe environments. welcoming, safe, and collaborative environments. you cannot show me a school that works or a district or a state or a country that works where the notion of collaboration as opposed to competition, the notion of a welcoming, safe environment so that schools are central to the community, are not the dominant theory as opposed to testing and sanctioning. that is what we are trying to do. solutions that are aligned with what communities need. we must rate neighborhood schools and try to make sure that public education is a hallmark of democracy and a propeller of our economy. most importantly, we must really make sure that we figure out how to enable all kids to have the opportunity to not only dream big, but achieve them. >> thank you. let me ask you one or two and then we will go to kimberly to start. let me ask you about the common core standards. you said, you think that obamacare is bad and the implementation of the common core is far worse. who is to blame and anyone stepping up t
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
filters. the airplanes are pretty germy environments. the hot zone is the row in front of you and the row behind you and all of these areas here. the tray tables and the seat pocket and anywhere that is likely to have caught a sneeze. the airport with the crowded ticket counters. the tsx checkpoint is an even bigger petri dish for disease. no air filters there, but plenty of coughs and sneezes. >> the best way to stay healthy is keep your hands clean. when you are traveling it is alcohol sanitizer. >> a single sneeze can produce 30,000 droplets that can spread as far as six feet. not exactly anyone's idea of spreading holiday cheer. david wright, abc news, los angeles. >> yuck. >>> the california health exchange is sharing data with insurance agents without consumer consent. the l.a. times said the state provided personal information to the agents when consumers researched coverage on-line. but they didn't complete an application and didn't ask to be contacted. 10s of thousands of consumers are affected. >>> there is hopeful muse on the blood cancer front. gene therapy is making a major a
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 9:30pm EST
environment. p&g, wheaties, smuckers, nike. we are in some financial and risk management. really interesting categories. >> it sounds like you want to hug the guy. that is a great thing. the challenge is to make it relevant for two weeks. there are such an intertwined mesh of official sponsors, individual sponsorship opportunities, the russian government may or may not make it easy for you. how do you navigate the challenge? >> it is not easy. we understand what they need to do to get the most value to their sponsors. when we are dealing with sponsors and non-sponsors, it is important for us to activate pre the olympics. how do we reach his demographic before we get into that dark period? >> there is a dark period well after. the other challenge all olympic athletes face, how do you perpetuate their relevance? you have these athletes there regularly, but how do you keep that man and others relevant four or five years out? >> it is not easy. our folks have done a phenomenal job. two athletes we have been representing for 20 years, their longevity is something we can learn from. we put the thr
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:45pm EST
the provocative nature of the environment is gigantic. it's two-thirds of the reason that the gap exists. >> should the government be in boston trying to close that gap? the again the book says we will assume that's not going to change, the home environment. we will change the home environment i educating this generation for one generation in their homes will be very different. that is the premise. if help comes in the other way to my fantastic. again is it possible to close the gap? by the way one of them is more time in early childhood. more time in the school helps. >> thank you very much. >> thank you. >> thank you for your talk. i will read your look. so, if we acknowledge the importance of culture, which i do and i wonder whether you agree that it's easier to start a new culture than it is to rip one out and change from within. if you agree with that then i wonder what you think about trying to change the significant base of troubled schools as opposed to restarting them as opposed to starting a new? >> wow you know that's a very topical and important question. we do not find the r
FOX
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am PST
live in my truth. so when i walk into an environment, it immediately was a flash back to what it was like as a kid, you know, who had to get food stamps and cheese. >> so you get so much internal reward from this. do you need to worry about things like oscars? >> no. i tell you when i worry about oscars. i worry about them i am in the seat, and all of a sudden i go wait a minute, i'm nominated. but the minute you start doing it for that, it is -- you don't do it for that. you can't make good work. you can't speak your truth, you don't work from god, or your heart, or your soul. it's a place that is artificial. >> yeah, a lot of people say that, but they're making scenes and run at best screen play, or best picture, or best performance by a leading actor. >> i did a movie right before this that made $567,000 supposedly called "the paper boy." and what -- i'm as proud of "the paper boy" as i am of the butler. and of a movie called "shadow boxer" as i am of "precious." once i leave that editing room, i'm proud. it's like a kid. >> lee said i saw the film and it told my story. wha
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 6:30am PST
on the environment today it tuesday december 3rd it is 5:15 p.m. please turn off our cell phones the first item is call to order and roll call >> sxhoigz. sxhoiven. sxhois. commissioner wan. next item is introduction by commission jim glover what and welcoming right arms this is a discussion item. thank you monica i know w
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 9:00pm EST
good for the environment. around the world? we just heard abt harrison ford seven airplanes don't they get that puts more carbon than 1,000 light bulbs? it is if they live in a separate stupid world called hollywood naon. that is the title of james hirsen bought. what i going? >> hollywood has embraced environmentalism as a religion they have a high priest the nobel laureate laureate, of the oscar winner of court you have to accept what he says with a knife faith and without logic. >> butsome blindness to the fact you mention al gore i was surprised to see build the monster homes while preaching? >> the hypocrisy is monumental the 19,000 square foot mansion in tennessee, a group could get a hold of his utilities was 20 times of the average american also mention at mont to cboe near zero pres house. john: are any of those environmental activist not hypocrites? to some live the life? >> ed begley, jr., daell hill and that, they actually live a lifestyle consistent with what they preach but that is rare. the vast majority of celebrities take opulence to the highest level. john: pt
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
things that we ought to care about more. we should have an environment that encourages immigrants to come to this country to innovate, to succeed and to have second chances in life in case they fail the first time. that's much more important than making sure that johnny at 15 is at the same level of those mighty lick ken stein generals in calculus. >> but that suggests that we don't care about this issue. we should be able to walk and chew gum at the same time. you can have of all those things and have an education system. we know what it takes to make it better. it's not spending $115,000 per head. it's having merit-based pay for teachers, having competition between teachers, and, in general, giving our kids a better environment, especially in k through 12 where their instructors are at school and inspiring these things. >> that's true but this isn't the key to national success. >> bret, thank you. >>> when we come back, vice president joe biden wraps up his asian trip. will the u.s. stand behind its ally? [ male announcer ] it's simple physics... a body at rest tends to stay at rest...
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
exactly how many time and again. it contends tense environment these people are very happy with the conduct of the police not just a day earlier. chevron is continuing. these operations may feel that although sometimes that it's going to add to this in irresponsible way to the people here feel like they haven't been consultant and if he liked their point of view isn't being taken into consideration. lines of business of farming area people here will i glanced to survive but if the water does get contaminated which is something that they fear will happen as a result of the franking their very existence is threatened to quit just like her so frustrated when the situation and when jesse spencer environments need the demonstration painting is a good clear out what will make these protesters the vatican think if we turn around or sitting down there saying their grounds. they don't want to leave this area look oh so cute of them with anonymous and reminding you can also stand today the falling leaves see all the traits that is the capital. bush mentioned local city of substance i
KBCW
Dec 8, 2013 8:30am PST
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SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 7:30pm PST
of the environment, to gret green finance sf up and running again, i want to thank supervisors wiener, kim, yee for the co-sponsorship, as well as supervisor mar for his sponsorship. after nearly 6 months of ground work with various stakeholders from the environment, mayor lee and i announced to rekick start green finance sf, a program that will continue san francisco's tradition of being at the forefront of combating climate change, meeting our greenhouse emission reduction, our renewable energy pros in their homes. green finance sf is a program for residential properties of [inaudible] or less, otherwise known as pace, it's a financing structure that will enable san francisco at no cost to the city to fund energy efficient and renewable energy upgrades for property owners and home owners. green finance sf special form of financing will overcome market barriers by spreading cost recovery with savings realized over the lie of the improvement. the special form of financing allows owners to upgrade with a traditional tax assessment with extremely favorable terms and competitive interest rates. it
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
, i want to thank everybody that's helped with this process, the department of the environment, department of public finance, the commission of the environment, as well as numerous other labor community, small property owner and business people that were involved in this process, the rest i submit. >> thank you, supervisor farrell. supervisor kim? >> thank you, supervisor kim, supervisor mar? >> thank you, colleagues, today i'm requesting our budget and analyst office to evaluate economic impacts of our transit first policies in the city. public space in our city is extremely -- it's an extremely valuable resource. we've increased the use of better neighbors planning, complete streets, strategies to meet transit safety and neighborhood revitalization goals from the masonic to 6th street, we are providing the safety of pedestrians and bikers as well as improving our transit, it is these benefit that is ie aoem asking the budget analyst office to study, between like lanes, bus rapid transit projects, street festivals like sundays streets and farmer's markets, we're using our stre
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 12:00pm EST
the work to install the anchors and cables and fabric is damaging to the environment. >> cristo's team say they'll minimize the damage and others say they support the project. >> i think it will create a lot of attention for this part 69 of colorado. and if i it will do a lot to pus area on the map. >> assuming he wins the legal wrangling construction will take two years and when it's completed it will be up to are two weeks. he is famous for out maneuvering and out lasting his opponents. at 80 years old it could be one of his last works. >> coming up nelson mandela was an avid boxer with the love -69f sports. the ledg legendary free dom figr has one reget. we'll tell what you that is when we return. of the people until we restore our freedoms atÑ welcome back to al jazeera america i'm rochelle kya care-y. >> more french troops are i in e south african colony. thousands of fled the capital. >>> nelson mandela had one great regret in life he never became a boxing champ. he never made a name in the ring but he was inspired in the gym he trained. >> this street once hosted apa apartheid bloo
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
. >>> a nonprofit in the east bay is hoping to provide a safer environment for children to play in east oakland, today, the group called east oakland community play date held their monthly event. kids and families had the opportunity to get a healthy breakfast, do arts and crafts and listen to live music, among other things. but organizers say their goal is to provide a better future in east oakland. >> we're not exactly sure how we'll help the next generation learn to change the statistics of gun violence and poor outcome for their livelihood without actuallyúgítting to know one another, and without faith to bond and form new relationships. >> just come out one saturday and check it out. you give the kids a chance to be kids if they can in their own neighborhoods. >> east oakland community play date is in the middle of a month-long on-line fundraiser to the crowd-pleasing website. you can search east oakland to find out more. >>> and the kid known as bat kid returned to the area today. miles scott kicked off the brave the bay 5 k run and triathlon in san francisco today. scott is a cancer su
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
of environment" says this man. hundreds of flights were canceled or delayed, schools closed, residents urged to stay indoors and factories ordered to cut off production. ships forced to navigate cautiously through the haze. experts blame the cold windless weather for a cloud of pollution from cars, factories and coal burning that has sat over eastern china for most of the week, and there's been record-breaking levels in other cities, including beijing earlier this year. the government has announced many plans to fight the pollution but with little apparent progress. the dense smog in eastern china is starting to lift today but here in beijing it's starting to approach hazardous levels. the east and north of china are particularly vulnerable in winter, and we're really just getting into the coldest month. ian williams, nbc news, beijing. >>> when we come back, the latest test for lindsey vonn as she puts her sights on the olympics. >>> the scene today in alberta, canada, as lindsey vonn passed one more milestone on her way to the winter olympics in sochi, russia. vonn came in 11th in today's
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
and a lot more. >>> a nonprofit in the east bay is hoping to provide a safer environment for children to play in east oakland. today a group called east oakland community play date held an event. organizers say their ultimate goal is to provide a better future for kids growing up in east oakland. >> i would say to somebody who may see this, grab your neighborer's kids, whatever. come out one saturday and check it out. it's really big. >> east oakland community play date is in the middle of a month-long online fundraiser. you can go to nbcbayarea.com and search east oakland to find out more. >>> the little boy who came to be known as bat kid returned to the bay area today. kicked off the brave the bay 5 k run in san francisco today. there he is. scott is a cancer survivor and the fundraiser benefits the make-a-wish foundation. last month you probably remember thousands of people in san francisco helped make his dream come true fighting crime as batman. >>> and back to our developing weather story. check out the time lapsed video that shows just how much snow built up overnight. this is
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 9:30pm PST
and chooibz and spanish for other organizations and environment. the bill of rights is a set of experiences in which every child has the right to harvest a fruit or very many and plant a seed and watch it grow and visit and care for our local parked and play in the sand or in mud, discover upper wildlife and the trees and plant. so describing this a third grade student sums it up you taught me how to get adopt and dirty i will start in my background and traffic the world. so with the commissioners endorsement we promote the san francisco youth to explore the nature. i want to introduce a member from the presidio steering committee and he's to talk about the committee do you want all those folks to continue standing behind you? forever >> forever? (laughter) >> okay. thanks san francisco i didn't. good morning, commissioners and a quick shout out to all the kids and colleagues in the highway that were here to support this initiative. just a quick show of hands how many of you grew up in on a urban area? okay. great. how many of you are raising or have raised children in an urban area? ok
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
environment makes san francisco a special city. the idea you can go into the presidio or golden gate park won u run as fast as you can and they love that. this is an important program. thank you. thank you >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> morning commissioners general manager i'm anna i manage policies at the park alliances i'm here on behalf of that to support of the children's outdoor bill of rights. we hope that it are inform other cities. i applaud my colleague for helping with this. we're really exfoliated it's before the commission today and hope you'll support it thank you. thank you >> anyone else who wants to make a public comment will. public comment is closed commissioners >> thank you, commissioner lo it. >> i want to commend all you as to someone who is currently raising two small children in the city there's a profoundly difference we're very blasz blessed to be able to comment ourselves for an urban experience for our children and make sure they know how important nature is to our lives. i look forward to supporting this >> knew commissioner leo. i guess it's a qu
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
think the near term danger is the operating environment there carries a lot more risks. a chance for accident. miscalculation. because the chinese have basically announced a way in which it is uncertain how they will enforce or whether they can enforce it and that adds immediate risk. the think the longer term risk, are the chinese on a campaign to salami slice their way out to greater and greater control to the first island chain as bonnie mentioned and this is a step in that direction and i think this challenge has to be mitt head-on. >> vice president biden was in china and had a four-hour meeting and a lot of it is kept private what the conversation was like. has the administration responded in the right way? what does the united states have to go over the long term, given that china is playing a strategic long term gain? >> the united states' reaction to this i think initially was quite good. secretary of state kerry issued a very clear statement, and defense secretary hagel also issued a clear statement that we would not recognize this new zone. that we particularly had pro
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:30pm EST
that do good things for the whole community: the environment, seniors, kids, and animals. that's why we created the share the love event. by the end of this year, the total donated by subaru could reach 35 million dollars. you get a great deal on a new subaru. we'll donate 250 dollars to a choice of charities that benefit your community. it feels good to be a helping hand. captioning funded by cbs and ford >> simon: tonight, you will not hear from world leaders about the greatness of nelson mandela, but from the people closest to him-- from the people who called him by his clan name, "madiba." what they saw and admired more than anything else was his power of forgiveness, how he forgave the people who had stolen his life from him. you will see him tonight not as nelson the man who liberated a nation, but as madiba-- father, husband, cellmate, friend. >> you know, most people of my
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 1:10pm EST
to the current environment we may lose not only big verdes is that in in the last presidential race, but also some big votes that would otherwise have been possible through federal support. i believe we can combat the sideline and humanities they make in our batting title in viable to the larger world in whatever way possible and bring to bear the expense of vision that the humanities can offer and now more than others to challenge not only the arcane over specialization in academe, but also the narrowness of extremism that are all prevalent in america today. beneath the american renaissance at my other books is to try to represent the entire american experience from the grassroots up, including all varieties of writers to show how the most energetic forces and popular culture have been rechannel to refashion and timeless works of literature. thank you very much. [applause] >> i was going to say a few words, they forfeited that by coming late here would like to take questions. anything unlike say to one another? are you just waving? any questions you could state who you are. i.d. imac [inaudi
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
's difficult to do this. it's a threatening environment sometimes with all of the discriminatory language we hear in some context against muslims. i would say if americans generally are one and what can we do to facilitate more of this critical discourse, part of it is in combating discrimination against muslims to create the space in which people can express themselves. there is some wonderful work being done. i was just in houston and i met -- they came early on a saturday morning to see me. this is their level of commitment. we were meeting at 8 a.m. on a saturday morning. some people in the pakistani community had founded the alliance for tolerance and compassion and they were bringing pakistanis who are shiites and sunnis together to counter secularism, counter violence in their countries and to try to build a coalition around this opposition view of extremism and violence. i think these little efforts that are beginning to crystallize are so important, even though much more can be done. authenticity, i think now in our minds in this area we have a certain idea of what it means to be a
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> in the u.s., your growth is hard to see at a macro level. what are you seeing on the economic environment? >> this quarter was slow to start. if you look at the holiday shopping season, it was pushed late. other than that, things are looking better and better. >> you have done so many acquisitions. talk to me about beacon. we were just talking about this. how do you describe it? >> we want to change how people shop. people love shopping. they hate paying. >> is that because they are cheap? >> everybody is like that. we want to remove the friction and make a completely invisible to pay. with beacon, we did that. you can go into a coffee shop, like you did, and you just walk in. your phone vibrates, so you know you are checked in. your photo appears on the point- of-sale system and you pay completely hands free. >> you do not have to go to another cash register? >> we have point-of-sale systems that check in. it enables any retail store or coffee shop or restaurant to enable that. >> so, you have these 30 systems. how many point-of-sale locations are you in? >> in the u.s., we have over 100
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